Paddling Clubs are a great way to find paddling partners, have fun and be safe.
Bay Area Kayak Polo Club
Bay Area Sea Kayakers (BASK)
A club dedicated to the safe enjoyment of the sport of sea kayaking in the San Francisco Bay Area.
California Paddlers Hub
A non-affiliated Facebook Group for arranging paddles, obtaining advice, etc:
Explore North Coast
A sea kayaking club in north coastal California.
Gold Country Paddlers
A Northern California club oriented toward whitewater kayaking, canoeing and rafting.
Loma Prieta Paddlers
A whitewater paddling club based in the San Jose area.
A community of paddle sport enthusiasts in the Petaluma area dedicated to fun and safety on the water.
River City Paddlers
A group designed to be an easy way for Sacramento area paddlers who enjoy racing to communicate with each other and miss less races.
Sacramento Sea Kayakers
A group of fun paddlers dedicated to promoting sea kayaking in a safe and responsible manner, while making new friendships with a common interest.
Stanford Kayak Club
A student-run organization dedicated to whitewater kayaking.
Western Sea Kayakers (WSK)
A club interested in safe, enjoyable sea kayaking in Monterey Bay, San Francisco Bay, Elkhorn Slough – actually, just about any waters between Alaska and Baja.
Planning & Safety
Swell & Wind Wave Heights
Real Time Wind Speeds & Direction
River Flows and Beta
MLPA Exclusion Zones
Paddling in Circles
This is an account of Sean’s solo journey around the UK and Ireland in 2004. It was the first solo circumnavigation of the UK and Ireland and the first ever to include all the inhabited islands. The 4,500 mile, 183 day journey remains the longest sea kayak expedition ever undertaken in British waters.